Curious to see what that looks like. Anyone?
In the safest, most boring country, the worst lone gunman shooting happens. The worst in the world, in history. But it will not make our country worse. The safe, boring democracy will supply him with a defense lawyer as is his right. He will not get more than 21 years in prison as is the maximum extent of the law. Our democracy does not allow for enough punishment to satisfy my need for revenge, as is its intention. We will not become worse, we will be better. We lived in a land where this is possible, even easy. And we will keep living in a land where this is possible, even easy. We are open, we are free and we are together. We are vulnerable by choice. And we will keep on like that, that’s how we want to live. We will not be worse because of the worst. We must be good because of the best.
K Street lobbyists aren’t too worried about a possible government shutdown this weekend. They anticipate a short one, at most — and nothing, in any case, that will significantly disrupt their work.
Trying toConfirming the State Dept. Tumblr Is Legit. The State Dept. Tumblr is floating around our dashboards as we speak. As an NBC employee, I like to do my due diligence before posting on these things (I know, I know). I found this post by Alex Howard (via Jaclyn Schiff and Samuel Rubenfeld), who told me he could not confirm the Tumblr’s authenticity, sourcing his story to Jed Sundwall. Writing for Measured Voice, Sundwall talked about working with USA.gov to launch their blog on Tumblr, and mentioned the State Dept.’s own Tumbling adventure. But, was Sundwall able to confirm? No.
So, where do we stand? Mark Coatney was able to confirm that the Tumblr is run by someone with a state.gov email address, and Howard is waiting to get sign off from some folks at the State Dept. Does anyone have any more intel?
Update: Daniel Schaub, the digital communications director at the State Department just tweeted, “Did you know @StateDept is now on @Tumblr?” There you have it.
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